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2009-04-14 14:19:00

SEO techniques used to manipulate search results for Ford, improving indexing of malicious pages to distribute MSAntiSpyware2009 and Anti-Virus-1 fake antiviruses GLENDALE, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, has detected a black hat Search Engine Optimization (SEO) attack using the Ford Motor Company name as bait to distribute malware on the Internet.

2009-03-03 11:38:00

- Panda Security launches beta version of its security solution compatible with Microsoft's new operating system - Solution leverages all the advantages of 'cloud computing' to ensure better protection for users while reducing resource consumption GLENDALE, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a leading provider of IT security, today unveiled a beta version of Panda Antivirus Pro 2009 compatible with Windows 7.

2008-10-14 15:00:12

GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, today issued an orange security alert related to the use of fake antivirus programs to lure unsuspecting consumers into financial loss.

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2008-10-01 12:45:00

Microsoft and Washington State’s Attorney General filed lawsuits in an attempt to protect frightened customers from buying useless software from scam artists.

2008-08-19 15:00:47

By DUNKERLEY, Adam There are many antivirus programs available, either in retail stores or over the internet, and most new computers come with a pre- installed trial version which expires after 30 days or so.

2008-07-30 06:00:30

By Caleb Chapman, Kerrville Daily Times, Texas Jul. 30--Trying to find the latest times for the local showing of "The Dark Knight" may prove troublesome for your PC. Computers around the world are struck by computer viruses every second, but one floating around right now hits close to home.

2008-07-24 09:00:37

By Caleb Chapman, Kerrville Daily Times, Texas Jul. 24--As one local resident learned, software claiming to be a legitimate antivirus program can be just the opposite.

2008-07-17 03:00:18

By IRIS TAYLOR Gampass, Mumawow and Storm aren't the names of computer games. They are monikers for three sinister and malicious pieces of malware. What's malware? It is software and codes that Internet crooks around the world secretly download onto people's computers or embed in Web pages.

2008-07-16 12:00:45

BitDefender researchers have identified a new wave of spam messages that use fake events related to actor Angelina Jolie in order to trick users into downloading and installing Trojan malware onto their computers.

2008-02-14 14:39:32

A paper published this week by researchers with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Google Inc. noted a rise in hacker activity aimed toward controlling infected computers and stealing user identities.


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